Midnight Oil

Midnight Oil

Sydney based Rock band 1976 - 2002



Midnight Oil has 7 known members

Name Instruments Period
Peter Garrett Peter Garrett Lead Vocals/Harmonica 1976 - 2002
Jim Moginie Jim Moginie Lead Guitar/Keyboards 1976 - 2002
Martin Rotsey Martin Rotsey Lead Guitar 1976 - 2002
Rob Hirst Rob Hirst Drums/Vocals 1976 - 2002
Andrew James Bass 1976 - 1980
Peter Gifford Bass/Vocals 1980 - 1987
Wayne Stevens Wayne Stevens Bass/Vocals 1987 - 2002

Credits and people associated with Midnight Oil

Name Role Details
Gary Morris Manager 1976 - 2002

Midnight Oil discography - 56 recordings

Cover Title Type Release Year First Charted High Pos.
Midnight Oil by Midnight Oil Midnight Oil
Album 1978 27/11/78 43
Run By Night B/W Dust by Midnight Oil Run By Night B/W Dust
Single 1978 05/03/79 100
Head Injuries by Midnight Oil Head Injuries
Album 1979 29/10/79 36
Cold Cold Change B/W Used And Abused by Midnight Oil Cold Cold Change B/W Used And Abused
Single 1979
Bird Noises by Midnight Oil Bird Noises
EP 1980 24/11/80 28
Back On The Borderline B/W Section 5 (Bus To Bondi)
Single 1980
Don't Wanna Be The One by Midnight Oil Don't Wanna Be The One
Single 1981 26/10/81 40
Place Without A Postcard by Midnight Oil Place Without A Postcard
Album 1981 30/11/81 12
Armistice Day B/W Stand In Line (Live)  by Midnight Oil Armistice Day B/W Stand In Line (Live)
Single 1982 24/05/82 31
10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 by Midnight Oil 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
Album 1982 29/11/82 3
US Forces B/W Outside World (Instrumental)  by Midnight Oil US Forces B/W Outside World (Instrumental)
Single 1982 29/11/82 20
Power And The Passion B/W Power And The Passion (Dub Version) by Midnight Oil Power And The Passion B/W Power And The Passion (Dub Version)
Single 1982 28/03/83 8
Read About It B/W Outside World
Single 1982
Red Sails In The Sunset by Midnight Oil Red Sails In The Sunset
Album 1984 29/10/84 1
When The Generals Talk
Single 1984
Species Deceases by Midnight Oil Species Deceases
EP 1985 02/12/85 1
Best Of Both Worlds
Single 1985
The Dead Heart
Single 1986 11/08/86 4
The Dead Heart
EP 1986
Beds Are Burning by Midnight Oil Beds Are Burning
Single 1987 14/08/87 6
Diesel And Dust by Midnight Oil Diesel And Dust
Album 1987 24/08/87 1
Put Down That Weapon B/W (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding by Midnight Oil Put Down That Weapon B/W (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding
Single 1987 21/12/87 32
Dreamworld B/W Arctic World by Midnight Oil Dreamworld B/W Arctic World
Single 1988 30
Blue Sky Mine B/W You May Not Be Released by Midnight Oil Blue Sky Mine B/W You May Not Be Released
Single 1990 05/02/90 11
Blue Sky Mining by Midnight Oil Blue Sky Mining
Album 1990 12/03/90 1
Forgotten Years by Midnight Oil Forgotten Years
Single 1990 07/05/90 26
King Of The Mountain by Midnight Oil King Of The Mountain
Single 1990 06/08/90 21
Bedlam Bridge B/W Progress by Midnight Oil Bedlam Bridge B/W Progress
Single 1990 46
One Country
Single 1991 15/04/91 57
Sometimes by Midnight Oil Sometimes
Single 1992 27/04/92 26
Scream In Blue Live by Midnight Oil Scream In Blue Live
Album 1992 2
Truganini B/W Bushfire
Single 1993 10
In The Valley
Single 1993
Drums Of Heaven
Single 1993
Earth And Sun And Moon by Midnight Oil Earth And Sun And Moon
Album 1993 1
My Country
Single 1993 52
Outbreak Of Love
Single 1993 57
Breathe by Midnight Oil Breathe
Album 1996 3
Underwater
Single 1996 22
Surf's Up Tonight
Single 1997 88
White Skin Black Heart
Single 1997 80
Cemetery In My Mind
Single 1998
Redneck Wonderland by Midnight Oil Redneck Wonderland
Album 1998 7
Redneck Wonderland
Single 1998 46
What Goes On
Single 1998
Say Your Prayers
Single 1999
The Real Thing
Album 2000 7
The Real Thing
Single 2000 48
Spirit Of The Age
Single 2000
Golden Age
Single 2001
Too Much Sunshine
Single 2001
Luritja Way
Single 2002
Capricornia by Midnight Oil Capricornia
Album 2002 8
Mosquito March
Single 2002
No Man's Land by Midnight Oil No Man's Land
Single 2003 79
Best Of Both Worlds by Midnight Oil Best Of Both Worlds
CD & DVD 2004

109 Known Gigs for Midnight Oil

Date Venue City
Monday 19th July 1976 Regent Hotel Kingsford, NSW
Thursday 11th November 1976 Avalon Beach RSL Avalon, NSW
War and Peace, Parramatta. NSW Sunday 18th September 1977 War and Peace Parramatta, NSW
Bombay Rock, Brunswick. VIC Friday 19th May 1978 Bombay Rock Brunswick, VIC
Rex Hotel, Kings Cross. NSW Thursday 6th July 1978 Rex Hotel Kings Cross, NSW
Rex Hotel, Kings Cross. NSW Thursday 20th July 1978 Rex Hotel Kings Cross, NSW
Civic Hotel, Sydney. NSW Tuesday 1st August 1978 Civic Hotel Sydney, NSW
Civic Hotel, Sydney. NSW Saturday 5th August 1978 Civic Hotel Sydney, NSW
Bombay Rock, Brunswick. VIC Friday 25th August 1978 Bombay Rock Brunswick, VIC
Tiger Lounge aka The Tiger Room, Richmond. VIC Friday 15th September 1978 Tiger Lounge aka The Tiger Room Richmond, VIC
Bombay Rock, Brunswick. VIC Saturday 16th September 1978 Bombay Rock

Evening show.

Brunswick, VIC
Saturday 16th September 1978 Matthew Flinders Hotel

Afternoon show.

Chadstone, VIC
Friday 29th September 1978 Refectory – Sydney University Sydney, NSW
Comb and Cutter Hotel, Blacktown. NSW Thursday 12th October 1978 Comb and Cutter Hotel Blacktown, NSW
Saturday 14th October 1978 ANU Refectory Canberra, ACT
Civic Hotel, Sydney. NSW Wednesday 18th October 1978 Civic Hotel Sydney, NSW
Sydney Town Hall, Sydney. NSW Sunday 12th November 1978 Sydney Town Hall

Before The Bomb Ball

Sydney, NSW
Paddington Town Hall, Paddington. NSW Saturday 16th December 1978 Paddington Town Hall Paddington, NSW
Riverwood Hotel, Riverwood. NSW Thursday 28th December 1978 Riverwood Hotel Riverwood, NSW
Sydney Cove Tavern, Circular Quay. NSW Saturday 30th December 1978 Sydney Cove Tavern Circular Quay, NSW
Hurstville Civic Centre, Hurstville. NSW Friday 2nd February 1979 Hurstville Civic Centre Hurstville, NSW
Crystal Ballroom, St Kilda. VIC Friday 9th February 1979 Crystal Ballroom St Kilda, VIC
Crystal Ballroom, St Kilda. VIC Saturday 10th February 1979 Crystal Ballroom St Kilda, VIC
Riverwood Hotel, Riverwood. NSW Wednesday 21st February 1979 Riverwood Hotel Riverwood, NSW
Sydney Cove Tavern, Circular Quay. NSW Saturday 31st March 1979 Sydney Cove Tavern Circular Quay, NSW
Stagedoor Tavern, Sydney. NSW Friday 20th July 1979 Stagedoor Tavern Sydney, NSW
Royal Antler Hotel, Narrabeen. NSW Saturday 21st July 1979 Royal Antler Hotel Narrabeen, NSW
Wednesday 25th July 1979 Castle Hill RSL Club Castle Hill, NSW
Selina's - Coogee Bay Hotel, Coogee. NSW Friday 27th July 1979 Selina's - Coogee Bay Hotel Coogee, NSW
Royal Antler Hotel, Narrabeen. NSW Saturday 28th July 1979 Royal Antler Hotel Narrabeen, NSW